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Enterprise Innovation

  • WINCHESTER, England, July 18- The Bank of England unveiled its first plastic 10 pound note on Tuesday, which features 19th century novelist Jane Austen and will be available to the public from Sept. 14. She was buried in Winchester Cathedral in 1817, and completed many of her best-known works such as "Pride and Prejudice" and "Emma" in the village of Chawton, 15 miles...

  • *Middle East rival to Uber launches in occupied West Bank. RAMALLAH, West Bank, July 18- Careem, a Middle Eastern rival to Uber, has become the first ride-hailing firm to operate in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. There is certainly a market for easier ride-hailing among the nearly 3 million Palestinians living in the West Bank, but the fact the mobile network is...

  • A group representing major technology firms including Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc urged the FCC to abandon plans to rescind the rules barring internet service providers from hindering consumer access to web content or offering paid "fast lanes." The Internet Association said in its filing with the FCC that dismantling the rules "will create significant...

  • Big question on AI is who's in control of it: Recode's Kara Swisher

    Recode's Kara Swisher weighs in on Elon Musk's comments on artificial intelligence regulation.

  • *Q3 revenue seen at $8.12- $8.22 bln range vs $7.06 bln in Q2. TAIPEI, July 13- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's largest contract chipmaker and a key Apple supplier, forecast third-quarter revenue to rise at least 15 percent from the last quarter due to new mobile devices-related product launches. Taiwan's most valuable company, which has a...

  • Amit Midha of Dell EMC says changes driven by technology will result in greater human-machine engagement and improvements in productivity.

  • Formula E racing comes to NYC

    Alex Tai, DS Virgin Racing CEO, talks about driving in the Formula E auto race in Brooklyn, and his plans to travel into space one day.

  • : Ehang

    Derrick Xiong, co-founder of Ehang, speaks about the potential for passenger drones in the future.

  • DETROIT, July 12- Chinese automakers are on track to produce 49 of the 103 new electric car models that will be launched globally by 2020, as part of China's push to accelerate the switch to battery power from oil, according to a new forecast released on Wednesday. U.S. consulting firm AlixPartners also said China is aiming to have nearly two-thirds of the world's...

  • Derrick Xiong, co-founder of EHang, says the drone taxi's first public demonstration will happen within a few months.

  • Gopichand Katragadda, CTO of Tata Sons, says the intersection of biology, materials and computing will be an importance space to watch.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- Intel Corp. on Tuesday announced a new line of microprocessors for data centers, setting up a battle with Advanced Micro Devices and others for the lucrative business of supplying the chips that power cloud computing. The new Xeon Scalable Processor chips provide far greater support for next-generation computing applications such as...

  • A lab technician displays Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria in a test tube for a photograph at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016.

    American technology companies are bringing automation and robotics to the task of battling mosquitoes in a bid to halt the spread of Zika.

  • WASHINGTON, July 10- Microsoft Corp on Monday unveiled a new service that allows customers to use its cloud technology on their own servers, part of the company's efforts to refocus its product line to compete more effectively with rivals Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google. One of the key differentiations we have with Azure versus our two biggest...

  • WASHINGTON, July 10- Microsoft Corp on Monday unveiled a new service that allows customers to use its cloud technology on their own servers, part of the company's efforts to refocus its product line to compete more effectively with rivals Amazon.com Inc and Google. One of the key differentiations we have with Azure versus our two biggest competitors in the...

  • STRATEGIC RISK FROM BANKS EXPANDING INTO NEW PRODUCTS, MERGING, COMPETING WITH FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES IS ELEVATED- OCC.

  • BEIJING, July 7- Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will launch its mega-hit smartphone game "Honour of Kings" in the EU and United States this year, a person familiar with the plans said, amid a backlash in China over its addictive features. China's People's Daily called the game "poison", alluding to a Chinese gaming term used to describe addictive games and...

  • Sue's Tech Kitchen brings coding to the dining table

    Randi Zuckerberg, Zuckerberg Media founder & CEO, discusses her tech-driven family dining concept, Sue's Tech Kitchen.

  • STOCKHOLM, July 5- All Volvo car models launched after 2019 will be electric or hybrids, the Chinese-owned company said on Wednesday, making it the first major traditional automaker to set a date for phasing out vehicles powered solely by the internal combustion engine. While electric and hybrid vehicles are still only a small fraction of new cars sales, they are...

  • The 2017 Volvo S90.

    Geely-owned Volvo Car Group said that all new models launched from 2019 will be fully electric or hybrids.